Mike Shanahan’s Shot: Can the Washington Redskins Become the 2009 Saints?

September 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's quite normal to hear a buzz this early on in the season in regard to a possible championship repeat.  This time around, it is the New Orleans Saints who are the featured team, and as many of you have most likely noted, just about every sports magazine or media show has been discussing this debate quite heavily.
Historically speaking, the chances of a repeat are nearly a million to one.  So far only seven teams have been successful in reaching this historic feet, with the oldest being the the 1960's Green Bay Packers, and the most recent being the 2000's New England Patriots.
For the most part, it's fair to say that it takes a lot of character to repeat this momentous occasion.  Firstly, all things have to go right for said team in just about every regular season game, and to reach the big dance for the second year in a row requires tremendous work ethic along with a desire to win that cannot fade, due to the previous championship success.
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